Blüthner Artist Thomas ChironThomas Chiron

Thomas Chiron, born in France, was a member of the XXth Century Ensemble in Lyon from 2000-2002, worked as a soloist with Pierre Boulez (June 2002) and the NEXUS Ensemble (July 2005), like as an ensemble musician with J. Harvey and L. Berio. He played a number of national and international Concerts. For Example he was part of the first French festival dedicated to the music of Conlon Nancarrow in 2002, and played the solo piano part in the first performance of Takemitsu’s „Madrugada“ under K. Nagano at the “Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival” in 2005.

The first recording of the chamber music of Jacques Lenot that he made with the group Transparences was rewieved and recommended by the French magazine Diapason in 2000. This success had been followed by outher recordings like for the channels France Musique, MDR or NDR.

Chiron was the winner of the “Concours Interconservatoire de la ville de Paris” in 1995, received a graduate degree from the CNSM in Lyon in 2001, and finished an “Aufbaustudium” at the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig” with distinction in 2003, in the class of Prof. Markus Tomas. Furthermore he had been awarded with a merit scholarship from the European Union, the DAAD.

  He was also a “Meisterklassenstudent” at the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig”.